Saturday May 18
The China Post
Nadal survives Gulbis scare; Williams' run continues
Defending champion Rafa Nadal recovered from losing the opening five games against Ernests Gulbis to book his place in the quarterfinals of the Rome Masters on Thursday.
Fri May 17, 2013
At the Net: One to watch: Benoit Paire
French tennis has certainly picked up the pace in recent years -- well, on the men's side anyway -- and the latest of its quality ball-strikers is Benoit Paire.
Federer thrashes Simon in Rome third round
Roger Federer takes care of Gilles Simon in easy straight sets on Thursday in Rome.
Thu May 16, 2013
Rome Masters 2013: Players Gaining Key Momentum at Italian Open
The 2013 Rome Masters offers tennis stars one last shot to tune up their game and gain pivotal momentum before the clay-court season finale, better known as the French Open.
Roger Federer Needs Strong Italian Open in Preparation for French Open
It was hard to blame Roger Federer for being rusty enough to lose in the third round of the Madrid Open to 4-6, 6-1, 2-6. He came into the tournament on the heels of a two-month hiatus from the sport, after all.
Wed May 15, 2013
Janowicz ousts Tsonga, Simon to face Federer
Frenchmen experience mixed fortunes on Wednesday in Rome. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga goes down to Jerzy Janowicz in straight sets but Gilles Simon sets up a third-round showdown against Roger Federer.
Tue May 14, 2013
Youzhny ousts Haas from Rome Masters
Mikhail Youzhny scores a minor upset of Tommy Haas in straight sets on Tuesday in Rome.
Simon, Verdasco battle to three-set wins in Rome
Gilles Simon holds off Filippo Volandri in three sets on Tuesday in Rome. Simon is joined in the second round by Fernando Verdasco, a three-set winner over Horacio Zeballos.
Sat May 11, 2013
Madrid Masters: Andy Murray too makes exit
Andy Murray became the latest big name to fall at the Madrid Masters as he was beaten by sixth seed Tomas Berdych 7-6 , 6-4 in the quarter-finals on Friday.
Fri May 10, 2013
Murray beaten in Madrid
Tomas Berdych ended Andy Murray's hopes at the Mutua Madrid Open with a 7-6 6-4 win in their quarter-final. Murray led by a break in the opening set but lost it on a tie-break and was unable to replicate Thursday night's comeback against Gilles Simon.
Rafael and Serena in semis
Madrid: Rafael Nadal recovered from accidentally striking himself in the face with his racket to see off Spanish compatriot David Ferrer 4-6, 7-6, 6-0 in the Madrid Open quarter finals on Friday.
Thu May 09, 2013
Federer's Slide Continues As Nadal Rolls On In Madrid; Murray Wins A Third Set Breaker
Roger Federer's brief clay season hasn't gone as hoped. The defending Madrid champion was bounced today from the tournament by 23-year-old Kei Nishikori 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 in the third round.
Wed May 08, 2013
Madrid Masters: Novak Djokovic exit gives Andy Murray chance of rare clay success
Andy Murray has played in 40 finals in his professional career and won 26 titles but has yet to feature in the climax of a clay-court event.
Tue May 07, 2013
Milestone win for Murray
Andy Murray recorded his 400th career win against Florian Mayer to advance through to the third round of the Madrid Open.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Miami Herald
Cilic exits Madrid
Pablo Andujar of Spain beat 10th-seeded Croat Marin Cilic in the first round of the $4.425 million Madrid Open.
Madrid- Simon beats Benneteau, Chardy through
Former finalist Gilles Simon is through to the second round after holding off compatriot Julien Benneteau in three sets.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Heroes and Zeros: Claypova, Rosol's Ride, Rafa Roars Again
With the tours active at four stops in Europe and Northern Africa last week - Stuttgart and Marrakech for the women, Barcelona and Bucharest for the men - there was no shortage of combustible kinetics during the week that was.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Rosol rolls over Simon, into first ATP final
Lukas Rosol upsets Gilles Simon in straight sets on Saturday in Bucharest. Next up for Rosol is Sunday's final against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. Lukas Rosol powered his way into the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy title match with a surprising 6-2, 6-3 blowout of Gilles Simon on Saturday afternoon.